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Best podcasts about wbbm newsradio

Latest podcast episodes about wbbm newsradio

WBBM Newsradio's 4:30PM News To Go
Report: Lightfoot to call on City Council to increase property taxes during 2022 Budget Address

WBBM Newsradio's 4:30PM News To Go

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 6:11


Also happening today, an argument over repeated public drinking in Uptown this weekend ends with an alderman injured and a resident arrested; a tow truck driver was shot and killed while attempting to provide service in Englewood; WBBM Newsradio's Josh Liss talks with Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy following home opener win; and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Bernstein & Rahimi Show
Transition: Thank you, Jay Zawaski

Bernstein & Rahimi Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 17:13


Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi welcomed on Laurence Holmes for transition, where they shared their thanks and farewells to Score producer Jay Zawaski as he takes a new job at WBBM Newsradio.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Bernstein & McKnight Show
Transition: Thank you, Jay Zawaski

Bernstein & McKnight Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 17:13


Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi welcomed on Laurence Holmes for transition, where they shared their thanks and farewells to Score producer Jay Zawaski as he takes a new job at WBBM Newsradio.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Bernstein & McKnight Show
Bernstein & Rahimi: Matt Miller interview, mystery guests congratulate Jay (Hour 3)

Bernstein & McKnight Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 41:22


In the final hour, Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi welcomed on Matt Miller of TheDraftScout.com to discuss what to expect from NFL prospects and which ones could be on the Bears' radar throughout the college football season. After that, a number of guests called in to congratulate longtime Score producer Jay Zawaski on his last day on the job, as he has accepted a new role at WBBM Newsradio just down the hallway. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Bernstein & Rahimi Show
Bernstein & Rahimi: Matt Miller interview, mystery guests congratulate Jay (Hour 3)

Bernstein & Rahimi Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 41:22


In the final hour, Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi welcomed on Matt Miller of TheDraftScout.com to discuss what to expect from NFL prospects and which ones could be on the Bears' radar throughout the college football season. After that, a number of guests called in to congratulate longtime Score producer Jay Zawaski on his last day on the job, as he has accepted a new role at WBBM Newsradio just down the hallway. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Bernstein & McKnight Show
Bernstein & Rahimi: It's Jay's last day, Steve Stone interview (Hour 1)

Bernstein & McKnight Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 23:18


Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi opened their show by acknowledging that longtime Score employee Jay Zawaski will be stepping away from his executive producer position after accepting a new job with WBBM Newsradio. Later, NBC Sports Chicago analyst Steve Stone joined the show to discuss the White Sox's management of their rotation and bullpen in the final weeks of the regular season and how they're preparing themselves for the playoffs. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Bernstein & Rahimi Show
Bernstein & Rahimi: It's Jay's last day, Steve Stone interview (Hour 1)

Bernstein & Rahimi Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 23:18


Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi opened their show by acknowledging that longtime Score employee Jay Zawaski will be stepping away from his executive producer position after accepting a new job with WBBM Newsradio. Later, NBC Sports Chicago analyst Steve Stone joined the show to discuss the White Sox's management of their rotation and bullpen in the final weeks of the regular season and how they're preparing themselves for the playoffs. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Howard and Jeremy
08-18 Dave Kerner from WBBM NewsRadio in Chicago on the Bears

Howard and Jeremy

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 11:43


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WARR on Anchor
2nd City Sports: Sox, Lonzo To Chicago, Olympics and Super Bowl on PPV?

WARR on Anchor

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2021 93:01


Sid and Lakeena talk with Chicago sports anchor Brad Robinson about the Cubs' trades and other Chicago sports happenings. They also discuss the pending move of Lonzo Ball to the Bulls, Olympics, NFL training camp news, and more. 3:52 - Cubs and White Sox talk: the Cubs going towards a rebuild and did the new look White Sox perform? 13:13 - Chicago's WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM sports anchor Brad Robinson talks about the latest happenings in Chicago sports 36:50 - Cubs are in transition 40:46 - NBA Free Agency begins: Lonzo to the Bulls?, maybe Lowry?, where does CP3 go? 50:00 - NFL training camp report: Carson Wentz is out for a few weeks, Foles to the Colts?, vaccine hesitancy plagues Washington and the Vikings, FOX announces their NFL broadcasting crew 1:09:21 - Olympics update: women's soccer team loses in the semis, men's hoops goes to knockout round, Caleb Dressel wins five gold medals in men's swimming, Jade Carey wins gold in the floor exercise, 1:19:42 - Could a Super Bowl on pay-per-view be in the future? Weareregalradio.com provides the best independent coverage of sports and culture -- feel free to share our content and rate us well here or wherever else you find our podcasts. Thanks for listening. twitter.com/warrmedia facebook.com/regalradio1 instagram.com/warrmedia --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/warrmedia/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/warrmedia/support

WBBM Newsradio's 4:30PM News To Go
Illinois may require mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for all state employees

WBBM Newsradio's 4:30PM News To Go

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 2:45


In the top news on WBBM Newsradio now, Chicago police are investigating a shooting and possible attempted robbery that happened late Monday night, the Chicago Board of Education is set to consider renewing Aramark's school cleaning contract despite a plan to get rid of the company; and more stories.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

WBBM All Local
Illinois may require mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for all state employees

WBBM All Local

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 2:45


In the top news on WBBM Newsradio now, Chicago police are investigating a shooting and possible attempted robbery that happened late Monday night, the Chicago Board of Education is set to consider renewing Aramark's school cleaning contract despite a plan to get rid of the company; and more stories.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

WBBM Newsradio's 8:30AM News To Go
Illinois may require mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for all state employees

WBBM Newsradio's 8:30AM News To Go

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 2:45


In the top news on WBBM Newsradio now, Chicago police are investigating a shooting and possible attempted robbery that happened late Monday night, the Chicago Board of Education is set to consider renewing Aramark's school cleaning contract despite a plan to get rid of the company; and more stories.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

WBBM Newsradio's 8:30AM News To Go
Another violent weekend in Chicago leaves dozens injured from gun violence

WBBM Newsradio's 8:30AM News To Go

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 5:51


In the top news on WBBM Newsradio now, at least 10 people killed and 63 others in shooting violence that erupted across Chicago this weekend; Chicago police search for a gunman who shot at an off-duty police officer in Uptown; a bicyclist remains in critical condition in Stroger Hospital after swerving into a CTA bus; and more stories.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

WBBM All Local
Another violent weekend in Chicago leaves dozens injured from gun violence

WBBM All Local

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 5:51


In the top news on WBBM Newsradio now, at least 10 people killed and 63 others in shooting violence that erupted across Chicago this weekend; Chicago police search for a gunman who shot at an off-duty police officer in Uptown; a bicyclist remains in critical condition in Stroger Hospital after swerving into a CTA bus; and more stories.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

WBBM Newsradio's 4:30PM News To Go
Another violent weekend in Chicago leaves dozens injured from gun violence

WBBM Newsradio's 4:30PM News To Go

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 5:51


In the top news on WBBM Newsradio now, at least 10 people killed and 63 others in shooting violence that erupted across Chicago this weekend; Chicago police search for a gunman who shot at an off-duty police officer in Uptown; a bicyclist remains in critical condition in Stroger Hospital after swerving into a CTA bus; and more stories.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Howard and Jeremy
06-29 Dave Kerner from WBBM NewsRadio in Chicago on the Blackhawks

Howard and Jeremy

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2021 9:29


See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

WBBM All Local
Nearly 700 caregivers at 11 Infinity nursing homes go on strike

WBBM All Local

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2020 2:36


Also happening today, public health officials have their view on how the Thanksgiving holiday should play out this year, but Chicagoans are willing to share with WBBM Newsradio what will really happen; and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

WBBM All Local
A second wave of COVID 19 sweeps across the state.

WBBM All Local

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2020 3:04


A new covid curfew is in place in the city of Chicago while a handful of suburban restaurant refuse new state restrictions.  A Waukegan police officer, accused of firing on a car that left a 19 year old man dead, has been fired.  The WBBM Accuweather forecast ... Chilly and cloudy today, with a shower or two.  High 46  Low 37 Tomorrow will remain cloudy with a high in the mid-40's. Traffic and weather together on the 8's on WBBM Newsradio 105.9 FM   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

WBBM All Local
Man in custody after hanging off side of Trump Tower for more than 13 hours threatening suicide

WBBM All Local

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2020 4:52


Also happening today, Mayor Lori Lightfoot is expected to offer her city budget proposal this week, and reports suggest it could include an increase in property taxes; WBBM Newsradio's Josh Liss talks to Bears coach Matt Nagy following the team's win against Carolina Panthers; and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

At Issue on WBBM Newsradio
Candidates clash during 6th Congressional District debate

At Issue on WBBM Newsradio

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2020 57:43


WBBM Newsradio's Craig Dellimore helps moderate the 6 Congressional District debate among incumbent U.S. Rep. Sean Casten (D); and challengers Jeanne Ives (R) and Bill Redpath, Libertarian.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

WARR on Anchor
2nd City Sports Weekend Edition: Go Big or Go Home feat. Brad Robinson

WARR on Anchor

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2020 93:57


Elimination games are becoming the norm again as fall breaks and this unprecedented wave of sports sorts itself out. Things are suddenly shaky on the diamond so we brought WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9 sports anchor Brad Robinson to review the departed White Sox season and talk about the Cubs as they near their final fate. Plus, there's the latest on the Bulls, a preview of the Bears-Colts clash along with picks for NFL Week 4 and more. Listen to new episodes of 2CS each Saturday and Tuesday on WARR on Anchor. Subscribe to WARR on Anchor and follow WARR for all the latest on our movement and stay tuned for upcoming episodes and specials from your guys. Weareregalradio.com provides the best independent coverage of sports and culture -- feel free to share our content and rate us well here or wherever else you find our podcasts. Thanks for listening. twitter.com/warrmedia facebook.com/regalradio1 instagram.com/warrmedia --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/warrmedia/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/warrmedia/support

Radiogirl
Jennifer Keiper: more reporting and anchoring

Radiogirl

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2020


Jennifer Keiper now works at WBBM Newsradio in Chicago, where she is an anchor and reporter. She talks about working during the pandemic, how she came back to WBBM, working at WLS in Chicago (where I interviewed her before) and WKRS/XLC in Waukegan, being a traffic reporter in the Sears Tower, working at B96 with News Director Karen Hand, traveling around the country and the world as a Midwest Bureau Correspondent for Fox News Radio, dealing with being fired or laid off, the media business, how she developed her writing and broadcasting skills, why being objective is important, doing concise interviews and preparing for them, writing and rewriting news, how to work on deadline, how to get people to talk for a story, working in the suburbs and city, difference between reporting an anchoring, difference between reporting locally and traveling, what kind of experience is important, how journalism has changed, why reporters should focus outward, and more.Click the link below to play, or download it by right-clicking (on a PC) or holding down the CTRL key and clicking on it (for Mac). http://radiogirl.us/audio/RG171.mp3

WBBM All Local
Illinois Delegates Focus On Getting Vote Out At DNC, Gain Support From Labor Leaders

WBBM All Local

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2020 4:23


Also happening today, it appears the only way Chicago Bears fans will be able to get their Bears fix this season for home games will be on WBBM Newsradio and TV - there will be no fans in the stands at Soldier Field; the state of Illinois has launched an online COVID-19 hotspot map for travelers; the body of Illinois residents have been recovered from Lake Michigan after drowning at Indiana beaches in separate incidents; and much more. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

WBBM All Local
15 Shot Outside Gresham Funeral Home; Police Questioning Person Of Interest

WBBM All Local

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2020 4:00


Also happening today, another shooting overnight in South Shore left a 3-year-old girl wounded; the City Council in Michigan City has voted against extending the mayor's order closing the beaches, lakefront park, and zoo beyond Thursday; new artwork is coming to Chicago's Riverwalk; a Chicago area doctor talks to WBBM Newsradio about ways to keep kids safe in school this fall; and much more. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Radiogirl
Michele Fiore: having fun in TV

Radiogirl

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2020


Michele Fiore is a reporter at Fox 32 Chicago and talks about why it's a great place to work; what a desk assistant does; how they choose stories to cover and what makes a good story; how journalism has changed; the difference between working in TV and radio; working in Decatur, Illinois; working in Chicago at Metro Networks, WMAQ radio, CLTV, and WBBM Newsradio; working in Milwaukee at WTMJ Radio and WTMJ TV, and CBS 58 TV as a reporter and at the news desk; her work at WAND TV in Springfield; how to get work in the media; why getting along with people and being a team player are important; how social media affects reporting; how TV stories are put together and why TV is fun; how they check sources; what Milwaukee is like; how to find people to interview for stories; how radio stories are different from TV stories; how to create a compelling story; how she likes doing both reporting and anchoring radio; advice for getting into broadcasting; what makes good writing, and more. See videos at Michele's YouTube page. Click the link below to play, or download it by right-clicking (on a PC) or holding down the CTRL key and clicking on it (for Mac). http://radiogirl.us/audio/RG170.mp3

Best of 670 The Score
George Ofman on the 36th anniversary of the Ryne Sandberg game

Best of 670 The Score

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2020 17:34


Joe Ostrowski was joined by WBBM Newsradio sports reporter George Ofman to reflect on the 36th anniversary of the Ryne Sandberg game, powerful agent Scott Boras' involvement in the MLB labor negotiations and why he's hesitant about sports returning.

House of L podcast
Episode 113: Cisco Cotto

House of L podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2020 65:32


WBBM NewsRadio's fascinating newsman stop by the podcast to talk about working in the age of a pandemic, what he hates about newstalk and starting a church. One of the most interesting interviews this podcast has ever done. 

Laurence Holmes on 670 The Score
Holmes: Bears still have best response to ongoing protests, George Ofman interview (Hour 1)

Laurence Holmes on 670 The Score

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2020 44:05


Laurence Holmes opened his show by explaining how the Bears still have the best response of any NFL team to the ongoing protests in response to the killing of George Floyd. Later, George Ofman of WBBM Newsradio joined the show to reflect on what it was like to report on the 1998 home run between Cardinals first baseman Mark McGwire and Cubs outfielder Sammy Sosa. That home run race will be highlighted in "Long Gone Summer," which will air on ESPN on Sunday night.

Radiogirl
Rob Hart: third time's a charm

Radiogirl

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 25, 2020


Rob Hart is an anchor and reporter at WBBM Newsradio in Chicago. He talks about why he likes doing both reporting and anchoring, hosting the Noon Business Hour, what makes a good show guest, what is good reporting, why news radio still matters, how to write and find a good story, why talk radio is so difficult (he did it at WGN and WLS), how to deal with the volatility of the radio biz, advice for getting work, working at WLUP The Loop with Maxwell, working at WTMJ in Milwaukee, what Milwaukee is like, why he likes doing radio more than TV, how he’s dealt with challenges, advice for working in the media, what he thinks journalism is, and more.Click the link below to play, or download it by right-clicking (on a PC) or holding down the CTRL key and clicking on it (for Mac).http://radiogirl.us/audio/RG166.mp3

Made In Chicago on WBBM Newsradio
Made In Chicago: Tam Wim

Made In Chicago on WBBM Newsradio

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2020 1:34


With a background in interior architecture, the work of Tam Wimolvan Vidulich revolves around color.  "I see things in colors, which is kind of weird,” she tells WBBM Newsradio’s Steve Miller. “When I talk about some things, a certain color pops up.

Rewind-Fast Forward
Rewind-Fast Forward: Flight 191, Boeing 737 Max & Aviation Safety

Rewind-Fast Forward

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2019 7:12


Nearly 40 years before the grounding of the 737 Max Boeing-made aircraft following two deadly crashes, the U.S. witnessed its deadliest airplane disaster just outside Chicago's O’Hare International Airport. WBBM Newsradio looks back and flashes forward to the positive legacy on aviation safety today because of what happened to American Airlines Flight 191 on May 25, 1979.

Sports Talk Chicago
Jeff Joniak Talks Bears Football and Broadcasting Career in Special Podcast

Sports Talk Chicago

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2019


Jeff Joniak, radio voice of the Chicago Bears and Director of Sports Operations on WBBM Newsradio 780 AM and 105.9 FM, joins the show! We reflect on what was a historic 2018 season for the Bears as a franchise, while look ahead to what’s in store for 2019. We also tackle the tough questions surrounding the […]

Sports Talk Chicago
Jeff Joniak Talks Bears Football and Broadcasting Career in Special Podcast

Sports Talk Chicago

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2019


Jeff Joniak, radio voice of the Chicago Bears and Director of Sports Operations on WBBM Newsradio 780 AM and 105.9 FM, joins the show! We reflect on what was a historic 2018 season for the Bears as a franchise, while look ahead to what’s in store for 2019. We also tackle the tough questions surrounding the […] The post Jeff Joniak Talks Bears Football and Broadcasting Career in Special Podcast appeared first on Sports Talk Chicago.

Radiogirl
Lisa Fielding: passionate about journalism

Radiogirl

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2019


Lisa Fielding is an anchor and reporter at WBBM Newsradio, and she talks about why she likes doing both, explains what an enterprise story and chyron are; what she considers as news, reporting bad news, remaining neutral, international news, why she got into journalism, working in television, how she interned at WEEK-TV in Peoria, making mistakes, working at WROK 1440 AM in Rockford, anchoring and reporting at CBS-TV in Rockford; anchoring at Fox 47 in Madison, Wisconsin and the CW in Milwaukee; what it’s like to experience failure and how to face challenges; starting over at WBBM, what it’s like to work in Wisconsin, why she loves following news, what she thinks of digital, how to write a story, the difference between TV and radio, how to succinctly tell a story, advice for getting work in TV or radio, the importance of journalism, and more.Click the link below to play, or download it by right-clicking (on a PC) or holding down the CTRL key and clicking on it (for Mac).http://radiogirl.us/audio/RG162.mp3Here's a video of her that I did a while ago at the news radio station (I took a couple of digital video classes and this was one of the projects that I did).Lisa Fielding: radio news from Margaret Larkin on Vimeo.

This Week in Amateur Radio
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1042

This Week in Amateur Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2019


This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1042 Release Date: February 16, 2019 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Will Rogers, K5WLR, Amy Jo Clarke, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, George W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by W2XBS. Running Time: 1:15:32 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1042 Trending stories in this weeks bulletin service: 1. HAM RADIO 2019 Set for June 21-23 in Friedrichshafen, Germany 2. AO-85 Turned Off due to Return of Eclipse Periods and Poor Battery Condition 3. FCC Invites Comments on Amateur Radio-Related Petition for Rule Making 4. Wireless Institute of Australia WIA Hands Off Amateur Radio Exam and Call Sign Management 5. WWV 100th Anniversary Special Event Operation in the Planning Stages 6. US Amateur Radio Population Grows Slightly in 2018 7. ARISS Plans Do-Over of Slow-Scan TV Transmissions over February 15-17 Weekend 8. US Navy Explores Amateur Radio as a Training Adjunct 9. ARRL Foundation Holds Annual Meeting under New Leadership 10. Riley Hollingsworth, K4ZDH, to Oversee Volunteer Monitors Development and Implementation and a lot more! Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB * Weekly Propagation Forecast * RAIN SPECIAL: A Talk by former WBBM NewsRadio host Dick Chelton, W9CTY. ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in ident breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, ands all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via iTunes and Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregators like Stitcher too. Vist our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.

Radiogirl
John Siuntres: radio broadcaster and podcasting pioneer

Radiogirl

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2018


John Siuntres is a radio broadcaster (currently at WBBM Newsradio) and is one of the pioneers of podcasting...he started way back in 2005, when there weren't many podcasts at all (now there are lots of them), with his popular Chet Coppock's show on WLUP The Loop; being part of the early staff when WSCR The Score started; writing about boxing for Boxing Illustrated; working on Dan McNeil and Terry Boers' afternoon show on The Score; working at Sporting News Radio; his very successful Prophets of Science Fiction show; how his podcast became successful and which famous people he's talked to among his almost 800 interviews, and more. Click the link below to play, or download it by right-clicking (on a PC) or holding down the CTRL key and clicking on it (for Mac).http://radiogirl.us/audio/RG157.mp3

Radiogirl
Craig Dellimore: dignified reporter

Radiogirl

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2018


Craig Dellimore has been the Political Editor, City Hall reporter, and host of At Issue on WBBM Newsradio for several years. He talks about getting started at WBBM around the time Harold Washington became Mayor, what City Hall was like when he started reporting in Chicago, what Harold Washington was like, diverse newsrooms, covering crime, racial issues, dealing with doubters, covering Springfield, issues in the suburbs, simplifying story lines, New York vs Chicago, working at WCBS in New York, the NYC Blackout and other stories he’s covered, why he came to Chicago, working at City Hall, politicians’ motivations, voting issues, maintaining professionalism, changes in culture, “the n word,” advice for being a good reporter and writer, doing TV on Chicago Tonight, and more. Click the link below to play, or download it by right-clicking (on a PC) or holding down the CTRL key and clicking on it (for Mac).http://radiogirl.us/audio/RG156.mp3

Radiogirl
Elliot Abrams: having weather pun fun

Radiogirl

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2018


Meteorologist Elliot Abrams has made a very good life out of being nerdy. He is one of the co-founders of AccuWeather Radio, and does weather on WBBM Newsradio in Chicago, WADK Radio in Rhode Island, four stations in College Park, Pennsylvania, and elsewhere, in addition to doing lectures and lots of other things. He's a witty meteorologist who's also in the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia's Hall of Fame and the National Meteorologist Hall of Fame. He talks about how he got into weather and radio, being a geek, the early days of weather broadcasting, the US weather bureau, the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, doing weather on the Pennsylvania Public Television network, why meteorologist Wally Kinnan was an innovator, how weather broadcasting technology and media have changed, started forecasting at WARM Radio, Fahrenheit vs Celsius, having a sense of humor and creating puns, AccuWeather's patented Real Feel, how he creates a forecast, the difference between creating TV and radio broadcasts, how the meteorologist’s role and the industry have changed, how AccuWeather helps railroads, climate change, how he became VP of AccuWeather, being a township supervisor in his town, his blog, advice for getting into the weather business, the future of weather forecasts, how he stays current, how communication and media consumption used to be, the Farmer’s Almanac, Benjamin Franklin’s 300th birthday party, getting older, his lifestyle, social media, writing, and more.Click the link below to play, or download it by right-clicking (on a PC) or holding down the CTRL key and clicking on it (for Mac).http://radiogirl.us/audio/RG154.mp3

Radiogirl
Neil Fiorito: pump up the volume

Radiogirl

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2017


Neil Fiorito does traffic on WBBM Newsradio and hosts "Neil’s News" for the Marriott in River North, and has done traffic at US99 WUSN, WIND Radio, for radio stations in Houston, Minnesota, St. Louis, and more. He started doing music radio at Triton College, and he talks about his varied career that includes working for his dad’s business, being on the air at Loyola’s WLUW Energy 88.7, Lite 103 in Rockton, WXLC in Waukegan, WRXQ and Star 96.7 in Crest Hill, and WCCQ 98.3. He also talks about why Dick Biondi is so wonderful, why he has a good personality for hotel work, why he likes acting, why he feels he’s living the dream, why he loves working at the hotel, what Mr. Marriott is like, why he likes doing radio, his theater experience, why he likes talking so much, his family, why he loves people, and more.Click the link below to play, or download it by right-clicking (on a PC) or holding down the CTRL key and clicking on it (for Mac).http://radiogirl.us/audio/RG153.mp3

Radiogirl
Bob Roberts: on the right track

Radiogirl

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2017


Bob Roberts has been a reporter for several years at WBBM Newsradio, and he talks about covering stories, violence in Chicago (1974 was the worst year), being a reporter with City News Bureau; his passion for trains; how he got into radio and news; being on the air at WIUS Radio at Indiana University and even WNUR Radio (Northwestern); being a music DJ and doing news at WMET, WDHF, and WMAQ; reporting news on WYEN with his biggest exclusive ever: John Wayne Gacy; working in New York at 1010 WINS; the collapse of WMAQ and road to WBBM; being a “reporter not repeater”; how he quickly puts together news stories and how he ensures accuracy; Stew Cohen's book about WYEN, where Bob was "Frank Rhodes", working at the Associated Press, and more. Bob also had a cameo in a video I made featuring Lisa Fielding at WBBM. Click the link below to play, or download it by right-clicking (on a PC) or holding down the CTRL key and clicking on it (for Mac).http://radiogirl.us/audio/RG145.mp3